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will not sign a bill, if it fixes defense at the expense of domestic spending. the republicans are writing bills that do not have a way to solve their own problems. i do not think they can pass the bills that will result in terms of the cuts to education, to health, the to all the things that the american people care about. >> are you saying that the president would veto a bill, a resolution to the budget shut down, the budget crisis is, at the end of september that included $100 billion in new spending cuts? >> what i'm saying is that congress has to write bills that meets the challenges that that the president setsorth to saturday investing in our future, and congress cannot steal from the domestic priorities to deal with cuts across the board. it would be right to get together and have a sensible set of policies, to replace the cuts. the cuts were to drive sensible policy. they were not supposed to happen. the surprising thing is, there's people claiming credit for thing tharps designed to be bad policy and senseless across the board cuts. that is surprising. the if you look how congress has
problems that across the board cuts have caused in defense. i think the right solution would be to get together and have a set of alternatives to replace across the board cuts that were never meant to take place. >> will the -- >> the surprising thing is a couple years after everyone agreed this was bad policy, there are people who are now claiming credit for things that were designed to be bad policy and senseless across the board cuts. that's truly surprising. if you look at the way congress has been dealing with these across the board cuts, it reflects a substantial division even on the republican side. you see senators like john mccain and kelly ayotte. >> let's look to the debt limit. boehner said again this week no increase in the debt limit without an equal or greater amount in spending cuts. when are we going to hit the deadline? i know you're shifting money around. and short of republican surrender, are you going to make a deal to -- how do you avoid going into default? >> chris, to be clear, we hit the debt limit in may. we've been using what are called extraordinary measures
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